Bath Savings Trust Co Has Lifted Ecolab (ECL) Holding; 683 Capital Management Has Raised Its Procter And Gamble Co (Put) (PG) Position

Bath Savings Trust Co increased Ecolab Inc (ECL) stake by 3.08% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bath Savings Trust Co acquired 2,971 shares as Ecolab Inc (ECL)’s stock rose 2.53%. The Bath Savings Trust Co holds 99,498 shares with $12.80M value, up from 96,527 last quarter. Ecolab Inc now has $39.52 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $136.83. About 1.40M shares traded or 4.08% up from the average. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

683 Capital Management Llc increased Procter And Gamble Co (Put) (PG) stake by 50% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. 683 Capital Management Llc acquired 100,000 shares as Procter And Gamble Co (Put) (PG)’s stock declined 5.32%. The 683 Capital Management Llc holds 300,000 shares with $27.29M value, up from 200,000 last quarter. Procter And Gamble Co (Put) now has $200.97 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $79.72. About 9.62 million shares traded or 2.46% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 51 investors sold PG shares while 765 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 558 raised stakes. 1.50 billion shares or 1.10% more from 1.48 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Loudon Inv Mgmt Limited Liability Co, a New Hampshire-based fund reported 2,590 shares. Outfitter Advisors Limited holds 30,662 shares or 0.98% of its portfolio. Seaward Lp invested in 165,365 shares or 0.74% of the stock. Gateway Advisers Limited Co reported 1.33 million shares. Ferguson Wellman Mngmt Inc owns 0.47% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 143,049 shares. Ubs Asset Americas stated it has 9.31M shares or 0.77% of all its holdings. Cordasco Fincl Network reported 1,074 shares stake. Two Sigma Secs Limited stated it has 4,058 shares. Etrade Cap Mngmt Limited Co holds 0.1% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 30,694 shares. Cortland Associate Mo holds 0.19% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 11,059 shares. Northeast Consultants invested 0.3% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Optimum Invest Advisors holds 8,300 shares. Suntrust Banks invested in 1.39M shares. Alphaone Invest Svcs Lc owns 1,854 shares. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Ltd Liability Corp has 0.22% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG).

Since September 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $8.14 million activity. Pritchard Marc S. sold $668,179 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Thursday, February 15. On Thursday, February 15 Schomburger Jeffrey K sold $3.07M worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 37,776 shares. Fish Kathleen B had sold 1,313 shares worth $103,190. Shares for $739,189 were sold by Posada Juan Fernando on Thursday, February 15. Another trade for 2,353 shares valued at $184,924 was made by FergusonMchugh MaryLynn on Wednesday, November 15. TASTAD CAROLYN M also sold $152,724 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares. Majoras Deborah P also sold $401,642 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares.

683 Capital Management Llc decreased National Energy Services Reu stake by 387,000 shares to 113,000 valued at $1.09M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Rpx Corp (NASDAQ:RPXC) stake by 340,411 shares and now owns 25,000 shares. Inspired Entmt Inc was reduced too.

Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Proctor & Gamble has $106 highest and $61.0 lowest target. $91.87’s average target is 15.24% above currents $79.72 stock price. Proctor & Gamble had 78 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of PG in report on Tuesday, October 17 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 27 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, September 8. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of PG in report on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) rating on Thursday, January 4. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $104.0 target. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Monday, January 9 report. CLSA upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $95 target in Wednesday, October 26 report. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Tuesday, October 27 by RBC Capital Markets. SunTrust maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, January 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, January 27.

Among 22 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ecolab has $215.0 highest and $93 lowest target. $143.41’s average target is 4.81% above currents $136.83 stock price. Ecolab had 63 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, September 12 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. Credit Suisse reinitiated the shares of ECL in report on Thursday, March 24 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 1 by Oppenheimer. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, February 22 by Longbow. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ECL in report on Sunday, January 28 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 1. Jefferies maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Monday, August 14 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 1.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $176.96 million activity. 1.33 million shares were bought by GATES WILLIAM H III, worth $176.96M on Wednesday, March 7.

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